I Snog at Club Mercado. 7.30pm—10.30pm. £4 members, £5 non- members. Weekly. Busy under-18s night playing the best in chart and dance.

I Soma at The Attic. llpm—3am. £5. 9 Mar. Fortnightly. Hard Chicago trax meet seductive Detroit grooves with Russ Gabriel (Ferox Records)joining Chris. Dill and Jonny and Ritchie from Windup. I Soul Underground at the City Cafe. 9pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Residents Nick Wav and Norton playing r ‘n' b. Motown. G-Funk. hip hop and rare grooves. No house music. What are people going to do?

I Stripped at La Belle Angele. llpm—3am. £5. 16 Mar. Fortnightly. Hard. trancey UK house with big anthems. Very popular. Get there early.

I Teasage at The Citrus. 1 lpm-4am. £3. Happy Hour llpm—midnight: all drinks £1. Weekly. Popular indie dance night. DJs Sarah and Niall jam a superb selection of punk. disco. 80s and funk for a friendly student-orientated crowd.

I Tribal Funktion at The Venue. 10.30pm—3am. £5 (£4). 16 Mar. Fortnightly. Real American house from one of Edinburgh's longest-running club nights. Cutting-edge hip hop downstairs. A superb night.

I Yip Yap at La Belle Angele.

l lpm—3am. £6. 9 Mar. Fortnightly. Two years on and still as busy as ever. Ruff dubs. gorgeous vocals. jazzy vibes. big breakdowns. impeccable mixing. good crowd and the occasional high quality guest DJ. Busy. busy. busy.


I The Feelgood Factor at The Cavendish. 9.30pm—3.30am. £2 before 11pm. £3 after. Weekly student session with heaps of drinks promos between 9.30pm and

1 1pm.

I Masterplan at The Lane. 10pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Acidjazz. funk and hip- hop.

I The Mothershlp at The Basement. 9pm—lam. Free. Chill out. jazz-funk style. with residents Gino and Fryer.

I Pickled at the Moscow Bar. 3pm—2.30am. £1. New weekly chill out. I Red at The Music Box. 10.30pm—3am. £5. Ambitious weekly Sunday nighter from the team behind Horny Monkey.

I Spice at The Tap Of Lauriston. 8pm—lam. Free. Weekly. Techno with residents Bill and Jan.

I Tacitno at Club Mercado. 11pm—3am. £5. 17 Mar. Every third Sunday. Deliciously trashy tack with Trendy Wendy.

I Sunday Night Fever at Century 2000.

1 1pm—3am. £3: Drinks at 70p. 80p and 90p. appropriately accompanied by music from the 70s. 80s and 90s.

I Taste at The Venue. 1 1pm—3am. £5. Infamous weekly hard house and nu- energy madness from Fisher and Price. Details of forthcoming Taste events on the 24-hour Event Line 557 4656.

I Three Bag Brew at Negociants. 10pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Three Bag Brew on the stoned. three deck mad mix with trip hop. hip-hop. funk. jazz. soul. Latin and Brazilian soundtracks.

I Timewarp at The Rocking Horse. llpm—3am. £2 (free before 12.30am). A very w-i-d-e playlist indeed: 60s. 70s. 80 and 90s.

I Yahoo at Wilkie House. 10pm—lam. Free. 10 Mar. Fortnightly. Country and Western.


I Asbestos at The Music Box. 10.30pm-3am. £2. 11 Mar. Fortnightly. Punk. goth. industrial and alternative sounds and all the usual drinks promos. I Da Bomb at Negociants. 10pm-3am. Free. 11 Mar. Fortnightly. Phunky techno sounds.

I listen at Wilkie House. lO.30pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Live set from Nick Wong plus a set from DJ Dar.

I Trainspotter at The Subway. 10pm—3am. £1 (free for students with matriculation card). 70s. 80s and 90s dance plus indie faves.


I Calabash at Negociants. 10pm-3am. Free. Weekly. Jazz. funk. soul and hip hop with Fawaz and Gavin.

I Insanity at The Subway. 10pm—3am. £1 (free for students with matriculation card). Pop. chart and indie sounds.

I Nice at The Citrus. 11pm—3am. £2. Drinks promos. Mixture of Britpop and classic indie right through to 60s soul.

I 705/808 Club at The Rocking Horse. 10.30pm—3am. £2 (free before 12.30am). 70s and 80s chart hits. as the name suggests.

I Soul Selection at Wilkie House. Free. Weekly. Old and new soul in the bar area.


I Dolphin at The Subway. 9pm—3am. Free. Student night with loadsa drinks promos.

I Dub Department at Negociants. 10pm—3am. Free. Weekly. Spiritually uplifting reverbs and depth-plumbing dubs courtesy of the rather wonderful Rude boys. Check it out.

I Fishbowl at Wilkie House. 10.30pm-3am. Weekly session for local DJs who think they're good enough to have a go for themselves. with the winner playing in the main hall at the monthly Fishtank.

I The Greenhouse at The Advocate. 9pm—midnight. Free. 13 Mar. Fortnightly. UK and US house. disco and jazz with DJs Shakster and Birdman.

I Horizontal at Century 2000. 10.30pm—3am. £3 (£1 students with matriculation card). Vodka. whisky. tequila and peach schnapps. 50p a shot. Lager and 80/-. £1 a pint. Aptly-named student night with all-night drinks promos.

I Rubble at The Rocking Horse. 10pm—3am. £2 (free before 12.30am). Drinks promos. Busy. student-orientated night mixing up the sort of pop. dance and indie sounds you‘ll hear at Katch or Shag. I Silver Sound at The Music Box. 10pm—3am. £2. Weekly. Quality techno night frotn John (The Process) and Nick (Sanva)

I Teasage at The Citrus. 1 lpm—3am. £2.50. Very busy midweek club. playing indie-orientated dance sounds alongside punk. disco. 80s and funk.

I The Transporter Room at The Attic. 10pm—3am. £3 (£1). Veteran jazz. hip-hop and funk club with regular live bands (Captain Shifty. Freshly Squeezed. Papa‘s Magic Beard. etc) and hard bop avant— garde grooves creatively cut up by DJs Scotty and Sulu.


I Candy at The Honeycomb. 10.30pm—3am. £3. 7 Mar. Monthly. Classic house night with Owain Martin. Carl Moore and Dave Urquart.

I Century 2000 l lpm—3am. £3. See Fridays.

I oance Express at Club Mercado. 10pm—3am. £4 before midnight. £5 after. 21 Mar. One-off night of the most happenin‘ chart. house and techno with guest DJs. Cocktail Happy Hour 10—10.30pm and drinks promos throughout the night.

I Delicious at The Rocking Horse. 11pm—3am. £3. Weekly. A top quality indie-ish club where happy people groove to anything frotn Aretha Franklin and The Mike Flowers Pops to Pulp and The Bluetones. Great flyers. even better poster campaigns and awesome slides too. Check it out.

I Fiction at La Belle Angele. l 1pm—3am. £4 (£3). 14 Mar. Fortnightly. Ivan and Max doing a Detroity techno thing with Funky Frank ottt in the corridor. plus the usual face painting. cyber-drinks stuff.

I Incantation La Belle Angele. 11pm—3am. £5 (£4 with fiyer). 7 and 21 Mar. Fortnightly. New night of acidic. trancey techno with residents Dica and Perks. I Madchester at the Music Box. 10.30pm—3am. £3. 7 and 21 Mar. Fornightly. Big. baggy night featuring Manc talent from The Happy Mondays to The Stone Roses. Their first birthday is approaching with a very special guest band to be confirmed. Watch this space. I The Mambo Club at The Cavendish. 10pm—3am. £4 (£3). Midweek edition of Sir ()ssie's eternally popular Mambo: expect the same uptempo sounds as Saturdays: Latin. salsa. reggae. funk and soul. I Messenger at the Venue. 10.30pm. £5. 14 Mar. The Jah Youth sound system joins the Messenger crew upstairs in The Venue. I Pants at Stones. 10pm— lam. Free. Weekly indie session with spirits at 50p-a- shot. I Planet Alice at the Attic. 10.30pm—3am. £3. 7 Mar. Monthly. Playlist is very upfront iii a kinda Prodigy/Chemical Brothers/l.eftfield way. I Satisfaction at the Citrus. 10pm—3am. £3. Free with llyer. All drinks £1 10pm—1 1pm. Classic pop from the 60s to 90s. I Skintight at The Venue. 10pm—3am. £3. 14 Mar. One-off hip hop night in the Cooler with DJ NT and graffiti frotn Elf and Hyde. I Street knowledge at the Venue. 1|pm—3am. £5. 7 Mar. Monthly. KMC spins jungle upstairs with hip-hop downstairs. Was very popular last year. I Thelonious at The Basement. 9pm-lam. Free. The Thelonious posse jam itjazz-funk style iii the Broughton Street bar. I Universal at The Music Box. llpm—3am. £4. 14 Mar. Fortnightly. The folk behind Mi5. FBI. Madchester and Evol come together to provide what promises to be a top night out. Check the ‘space age' decor. I Unknown at The Tap ()f Lauriston. 9pm—1am. Free. Weekly. Free techno. I The Unspoken Thing at Negociants. 10pm—3am. Free. The Merry Pranksters host this weekly shindig with a lethal combination of trip-hop. techno. ambience and general wired weirdness.


All clubs listed above take place at one oi the following venues, which can be contacted ior further details.

I The 13th Note 80 Glassford Street. 553 1638.

I Archaos 25 Queen Street. 204 3189.

I The Arches Midland Street (off Jamaica Street). 221 9736.

I The Arena 15—27 ()swald Street. 221 3010.

I The Attic (enter through The Garage). 490 Sauchiehall Street. 332 1120.

I Baby Grand 3 Flmbank Gardens. 248 4942.

I Bar 10 10 Mitchell Lane (off Mitchell Street). 221 8353.

I The Bedsit 1 Park Drive. 339 0432.

I Bennet’s 80-90 Glassford Street. 552


I Betty’s Mayonnaise 37 Queen Street. 221 5934.

I Blackiriars Underground (below Blackfriars). 36 Bell Street. 552 5924. I The Cathouse 15 Union Street. 248 6606.

I Caledonian University Union 70 Cowcaddens Road. 332 0681.

I CCA Cafe Bar 350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7864.

I Cleopatra’s 5()8 Great Western Road. Kelvtnbridge. 334 0560.

I Club Xchange 25 Royal Exchange Square. 204 4599.

I The Corner 2/4 St Georges Road. 332 1625.

I Cotton Club 5 Scott Street. 3320712. I Fury Murry’s 96 Maxwell Street. 221 651 l.

I The Garage 490 Sauchiehall Street. 332 l 120.

I Glasgow School at Art 167 Renfrew Street. 332 0691.

I Glasgow University Union 32 University Avenue. 339 8697.

I Hatt Club 22s Clyde Street. 22o 5055. I Madame Gillespies 28 Cheapsitle Street. 2044606.

I Maxaluna 410 Sauchiehall Street. 332 1003.

I Moio’s Bath Street. 331 2257.

I Nice ’n’ Sleazy 421 Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637.

I Nico’s 375 Sauchiehall Street. 332 5736.

I October Cate Top lloor. Princes Square (off Buchanan Street). 221 0303.

I DMU 22 University Gardens. 339 9784. I RAF Club 27 Ashley Street. 332 4465. I Rat Trap 9 Brown Street. 221 7233.

I Beds 379 Sauchiehall Street. 331 1635. I R.G.’s 73 Queen Street. 221 2200.

I Rhapsody 240 Bath Street. 353 2306. I Rocksy’s Basement 40 New Sneddon Street. Paisley. 552 5791.

I Rooftops 92 Sauchiehall Street. 332 5883.

I Strathclyde University Student Union 90 John Street. 552 1895.

I Sub Club 22 Jamaica Street. 248 4600. I The Tunnel 84 Mitchell Street. 204 1000.

I Tuxedo Princess Anderston Quay. Broomielaw. 204 1150.

I Variety 401 Sauchiehall Street. 332 4449.

I The Velvet Rooms Sauchiehall Street. 332 0755.

I The Volcano 15 Benalder Street. 337

l 100.

I Voodoo Room Cambridge Street. 332 3437.

I The Whisky Bar Cambridge Street. 332 1032.

I The Advocate 82 South Bridge. :20 2094.

I The Attic Dyer's Close. Cowgate. 225 8382.

I The Basement Broughton Street. 557 0097.

I la Belle Angele ll Hasties Close. 225 2774.

I Cavendish West Tollcross. 228 3252. I Century 2000 31 Lothian Road. 229 7670.

I The Citrus Grindlay Street. 2296697. I The City Cafe Blair Street. 220 0125. I The Honeycomb 36—38a Blair Street. 220 438 l.

I The Lane 7 Queensferry Street Lane. 226 6828.

I Club Mercado (Formerly Buster Browns) 36/39 Market Street. 226 4224. I Minus One (Carlton Highland Hotel) North Bridge. 556 7277.

I Moray House Holyrood Road. 556 5184.

I The Music Box 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564.

I Negociants Lothian Street. 225 6313. I The New Calton Calton Road. 558 3776.

I Riccarton Student Union Heriot Watt University. 451 5333.

I Rocking Horse Cowgate. 225 3326.

I Spiders Web 256 Morrison Street. 228 1949.

I The Subway Cowgate. 225 6766.

I The Tap 0t lauriston Lauriston Place. 229 4041.

I The Venue Calton Road. 557 3073.

I The Wee Red Bar at Edinburgh College Of Art. Lauriston Place. 229 1442.

I Wilkie ilouse Cowgate. 225 2935.

82 The List 821 Mar 1996